Socially responsible these unique products are in kisumu, Kenya by Creative Alternatives whose artisans use recycled materials ranging from discarded magazines to old motors and transformers to create the whimsical “Takataka” Collection. The word Takataka means trash in the Kiswahili language. Creative Alternatives works with Kenyans who have encountered major challenges and poverty by giving them an opportunity to generate income. Takataka supports the mission to help consumers shop their values and break the cycle of generational poverty in developing countries. Fair Trade Principles include: fair wages; safe workplaces; and dignified income opportunities.